Dessie F. Evans Elementary

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Dessie F. Evans Elementary - Approach from the SoutheastDessie F. Evans Elementary - Classroom CourtDessie F. Evans Elementary - Entry PlazaDessie F. Evans Elementary - View from OverheadDessie F. Evans Elementary - View from Parking Lot

Dessie F. Evans Elementary - Approach from the Southeast

Dessie F. Evans Elementary - Classroom Court

New Southwest Elementary School - Entry PlazaDessie F. Evans Elementary - Entry Plaza

Dessie F. Evans Elementary - View from Overhead

Dessie F. Evans Elementary - View from Parking Lot

New Elementary News and Updates

April 24, 2018: Construction begins on Dessie F. Evans Elementary
April 3, 2018: A name has been chosen - Dessie F. Evans Elementary
March 28, 2018: New elelmentary school will soon be named!
March 27th, 2018:
We have contractors on site laying out tree limits. We will begin clearing the necessary trees when we receive a permit.
March 12th, 2018: We have our pre-construction meeting tomorrow. We have signed contracts from our general contractor. We're on the third round of reviews for the permits. As of today, the groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for 4/20/18.
March 6th, 2018:
Our project manager sent contracts to the lowest qualified bidder. ​
February 2018: 
​The bid opening was on 2/13/2018. Three bidders were present. We are still working on the sewer easement agreements but we have received the D8 form from the state (The D forms are a required set of paperwork we file with the State to receive any eligible State Match funds).
January 2018: This project is out to bid. The Pre-bid Conference was held on January 25th with 20 contractors attending. The bid opening is scheduled for February 13th at the Puyallup Public Library.
December 2017: The 95% set of construction documents were printed November 27th and the constructability review was completed December 4th. The final report was completed on December 15th. Design review comments have been received from Pierce County on site development, but we're waiting on the health department and building reviews to come back.
September 2017: The site development permit application was submitted to Pierce County PALS on September 7th and the building permit application followed on September 21st. The SEPA second public notice period closed in August, however, due to neighborhood concerns about school generated traffic, the Board acceptance of the MDNS is delayed until additional traffic studies are completed.

News Archive

April 27, 2017 Community Meeting Presentation
December 8, 2016 Community Meeting Invitation
October 18, 2016 Community Meeting Invitation
October 18, 2016 Community Meeting Presentation
Bond Project Architects Selected
Architectural Firms Move Forward
Design Advisory Team Story
New Southwest Area Elementary Educational Specifications
Elementary Educational Specifications

Project Details and Specs

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